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of the state's problems with pension reform lie with education. if any leader says i am for pension reform i will not deal with that they're not telling the truth and they are only doing lip service. we're going to make sure that we are building on that. top to bottom, 12,500. he used this cta as an example. in conclusion the mayor says there are no easy solutions but he says he is taking the necessary steps to get the city back on track and out of debt. i think we are in a better position. and to make critical investments in the city's future. and also put money back in the rainy day fund. the mayor was also asked about president obama is a weak performance during the first debate and he says the president is out of practice because he has been busy leading the country instead of debating his rivals for the past year. lance armstrong new reports say that he was part of the biggest doping brings in sports history. and also facebook helping to stop the spread of spds and a local community center that is housing and helping chicago students. a british study answers the question following a mo
the ability to have higher education options. the school system is not ready to continue as planned. more than willing to take some of these turnaround schools and turn them into charter schools. today is day seven of the teachers strike in evergreen park. some teachers camped out last night, while their union met with school officials over a new contract. the ten hour session ended at two thirty in the morning, with no resolution. both sides say they're still far apart on teachers salaries and benefits. negotiators won't meet again until later this evening. wood family foundation breaks ground on kerry wood cubs field the wood family foundation celebrates the groundbreaking of kerry wood cubs field baseball stadium in partnership with chicago cubs, the ricketts family, chicago cubs charities, chicago park district, chicago public schools, turner construction alderman ameya pawar, and clark park advisory council. the stadium, located in the avondale area north of the city, will include seating for 1,100 spectators and fans and will be operated by the chicago park district. while its purpos
to be educated by a quality staff... on the entire school year. anything less would be unacceptable >> residents will get their stay at a community meeting scheduled for tomorrow night. teachers have been on strike since tuesday. the two sides are fighting over pay and a proposal to offer teachers bonus is based on student test scores >> republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan was in the town briefly for a fund-raising event. he and his family arrived this morning. the fund-raiser was heldhe told the audience president obama is trying to confuse the voters and is distorting mitt romney's record. tickets range from 2500 to nearly $76,000 per person. they say about 260 people attended >> outside the hotel dozens of protesters gathered to demonstrate against the republican agenda. >> local activist state romney and paul reiser and economic policies will only further burdened the middle class >> just days away from the first and only vice-presidential debate the candidates are preparing for the big match up. politicians from both parties are weighing in on who they say will come out on
and this board of education than i have been in any other port of my career as ceo of the chicago public schools my focus every single day will be on our children nothing more. her background has been in producing a very good collaborative relationships with other unions so to me that's a signal from city hall. after a short to but angry seven school day teachers' strike the chicago teachers union is also ready to bow of a different way maybe now to one of a better relationship with city hall? >> i hope so because it can't get any worse. observers acknowledge this situation that's been billed to us with time. it was the mayor's call into that was the end of it. the teachers' strike in evergreen park is over students will return to the class room monday teachers and school leaders finalized their contract early tonight bringing to an end the nearly two weeks strike of more than 200 employees it left 1800 students out of the classroom. with every negotiation everybody gets something that they want. class is expected to resume monday in the district's four elementary and there is a tentative dea
8120 schools they do not have a specific plan. if the board of education is looking for a close then they need to know something about it. it gives us a fiscal response ability that all of us should be looking at. >> karen louis to chicago union teacher president says that school closings will be the next big fight she believes that cbs could lead to a successful plan. no school again today in evergreen park. students remain onteachers remain on strike in district 124. the union has offered to compromise on health care. a big psychological boost for the economy the unemployment dropped below 8% for the first time in three years but conspiracy theorists are claiming that the books were cooked but experts are saying that that is crazy. tom skilling has details of a chilly weekend. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! follow jimmy on downy.com for free samples era laundry detergent is a black belt stain fighter. it once stomped
affirmative action is still necessary in education. if you dont like the seats on c- t-a trains and buses, you now have a chance to voice your opinion. the active transportation alliance is taking a poll on their website, activetrans.org through the 14th. it wants to know if c-t-a riders prefer the individual bucket- style seats, the aisle facing bench seats, or if they have no preference at all. the survey comes after the c-t-a received complaints about the bench seating in new rail cars. the alliance will share survey results with the transit agency. to another waterfront is in talks of a makeover. >> this city of san antonio tx has a big major development along the river walk. it has been a huge doors attraction. you can only imagine what a development along the chicago river would be like. >> i talked about making the chicago river the next recreational frontier of the city. currently there are portions of the river wall that had been built up. there are vast stretches along the river that are vacant. the areas between the bridges are coming alive. >> want to openin it p. or both house
. mayor ron emanuel says it's all about the kids into providing an array of strong educational options to parents. although he has a vested interest in the expansion of public charter schools he says that it's time to try new approach. we are talking a lot of hundred and 23,000 kids in failing schools and we really have to keep our eye on the children and what's best for them. really looking at what is best. repeated efforts to reach the chicago teachers union for comment were unsuccessful but in the past the president karen lewis made it abundantly clear that she will fight the expansion of city charter schools. lose more than 200 cals in two minutes? it may be possible. jon bon jovi, they're the stars walking the red carpet at the opening of tonight's 48th chicago international film festival. we will have all of [ female announcer ] over the years your mouth has sipped, snacked, ...yellowed... lived, loved, ...yellowed... chatted, chewed ...yellowed. and over all those years, your teeth...have yellowed. fact is if you're not whitening you're yellowing. c
in education. the death toll is mounting from the meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated steroid injections. a 70-year-old florida man is the latest victim to die in the outbreak of fungal meningitis that's now spread to ten states. he's one of 12 people killed by the disease, among more than 120 who've been infected. the contaminated steroid was produced by a massachusetts company and shipped to 23 states, including illinois. health officials say as many as 13 thousand people received injections to relieve back pain and other complaints and are at risk of infection. so far, about five percent of patients treated with the medication have contracted meningitis. >>two american scientists are the recipients of the 2012 nobel prize for chemistry. robert lefkowitz of duke university and brian kobilka of stanford are being honored for discovering the inner workings of receptors that allow cells to respond to chemical messages.. such as adrenaline rush. the nobel prize committee says about half of all medications act through these receptors. their research is helping to develop better drugs to fig
organization is in 100 percent support of what is current on the ear. the 210 educators to remain on strike are not finding too hopeful of a returning to the classrooms at a time some. both sides reported little to no progress. despite nine hours of negotiation. shutting down five schools for 1800 kids. the two sides also disagree on how to make up for lost time. the board wants to keep the student for making up the entire school year. that is unacceptable. kids will miss this sixth day of class as tomorrow. where small amounts of the bacteria that causes legionnaires disease were found. traces of legionella bacteria were discovered at the gustafson and hoover-wood elementary schools, and at batavia high school. all were disinfected over the three-day columbus day holiday weekend. the bacteria can cause legionnaires disease, but health officials say most people exposed to it never develop symptoms. >>a criminal investigation is under way after someone hacked into the naperville city website. city manager doug krieger is reassuring residents that no credit card information was released. t
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